Re: Making shop rags
- From: Bill <Bill@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2011 14:34:20 -0500
Larry Jaques wrote:
On Mon, 26 Dec 2011 06:42:06 -0800 (PST), JayPique
On Dec 25, 11:48 pm, Bill<B...@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:Father Haskell wrote:On Dec 22, 10:29 am, Dave Balderstone<d...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:I recently acquired a box of cotton Tshirts at pennies on the dollar.
Does anyone have any hints on the most efficient way to cut them into
Doing them one by each with a pair of scissors is time consuming and a
Clamp a knife into your vise with the blade pointing up.
Grab a tee shirt on either side of the blade and pull.
Gosh, just put one hand on each side of the seam and pull--we need to
stay in shape out there! If someone may be watching, you could always
sever a few of the first stitches beforehand. : )
I should be embarrassed to say this, but I pile old t-shirts in a box
and take them to my mom to cut up when it gets full. She cuts them
the same way every time - sleeves off and split, neck removed and the
front and back cut roughly square and nicely folded. I end up with
two neat little stacks - one small one of for application, and one
large one for wiping off. I should add that I'm fairly particular by
I hope you bought her a good set of shears to use while doing this for
...and an iron! : )
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